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social media toolsWant to simplify your daily social media marketing tasks?

Looking for a list of helpful apps and tools?

The right apps can make a world of difference in the life of a busy social media marketer.

In this article, you’ll discover 25 of the top tools and apps shared on the Social Media Marketing podcast.

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Discover 25 top apps and tools for social media marketers.

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social media how toLooking for a new way to connect with your audience?

Wondering how to publish posts that generate strong engagement?

Most marketers plan to post on national holidays, but forget to include some unique and fun days that might appeal more directly to their followers.

In this article, you’ll discover nine holidays and observances to add to your social media marketing calendar.

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Discover nine ways to add celebrations into your social media marketing.

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social media how toLooking for a new way to expand the reach of your Facebook page?

Wondering how collaborating with other pages can help?

Partnering with other businesses on a Facebook giveaway can help you build your fan base, while engaging your primary audience.

In this article, you’ll discover how to host a Facebook loop giveaway in four easy steps.

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Discover how to easily create a Facebook loop giveaway.

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social media how toLooking for a way to stay in touch with blog visitors who haven’t subscribed to your newsletter?

Have you heard of browser-based push notifications?

Setting up browser push notifications on your blog helps you stay top of mind with people who are interested in your content, but aren’t ready to give you their email address.

In this article, you’ll discover how to add Chrome and Firefox push notifications to your blog.

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Discover how to add web browser push notifications to your blog.

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social media researchWelcome to our weekly edition of what’s hot in social media news.

To help you stay up to date with social media, here are some of the news items that caught our attention.

What’s New This Week

Facebook Rolls Out New Features for Slideshow Ads on Facebook and Instagram: Facebook introduced new features to the slideshow ad product that are “related to audio and text functionality, mobile creation and closer integration with [Facebook’s] Stock Photo and Pages Image libraries.” Facebook also launched a new tool that allows advertisers in emerging and high-growth markets “to take existing video assets and turn them into a slideshow that will play on slower connection speeds – in just a few clicks.” According to the Facebook Business blog, “these updates to slideshow are available globally now” on both Facebook and Instagram.

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Do you create videos for your fans and followers?

Want to improve the quality?

Today, Roberto Blake is with us to explore how quality videos are produced.

More About This Show

The Social Media Marketing podcast is an on-demand talk radio show from Social Media Examiner. It’s designed to help busy marketers and business owners discover what works with social media marketing.

Roberto Blake, a visual and video marketing expert, has a popular YouTube channel where he teaches YouTube marketing and video editing. You can find out more at RobertoBlake.com.

Roberto explores the ins and outs of producing quality videos. You’ll discover tools you need for video production.

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Listen as Roberto Blake shares what marketers need to know about video production, and how to create quality videos quickly.

Share your feedback, read the show notes, and get the links mentioned in this episode below.

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social media toolsAre you looking for new ways to create content?

Interested in tools that can help you?

In this article, you’ll discover 19 tools to create and share content on social media.

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Discover 19 tools to create and share social media content.

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social media how toIs your Facebook page ready for the new design?

Wondering what’s changing?

In this article, you’ll discover how to prepare for the new Facebook page layout.

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Discover what marketers need to know about Facebook Page design changes.

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social media how toWhich is best for you: Snapchat Stories or Instagram Stories?

Understanding the unique differences and capabilities of stories on Snapchat and Instagram can help you determine where to invest your marketing time.

In this article, you’ll discover the differences between Instagram Stories and Snapchat Stories.

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Discover the differences between Instagram Stories and Snapchat Stories.

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